£1.3m for UK driverless trials

Local Authorities and regional transport operators will study how self-driving vehicle technology can improve local transport in remote, rural, and urban areas, as they are awarded a share of £1.3 million in joint UK government and industry funding to study the feasibility of self-driving mass transit solutions across the UK. Six projects will study how […]

Siemens Mobility uses HERE data to help local authorities reduce congestion

HERE Technologies, the location data and technology platform, today announced that Siemens Mobility, a leader in transport solutions, is integrating the HERE corridor travel time API into its Journey Time as a Service solution for the UK market. This new traffic management system, based on data rather than hardware, has already been adopted by Bedford […]

Siemens wins major Scottish traffic equipment and maintenance contract

Glasgow City and West Dunbartonshire Councils have awarded Siemens Mobility Limited a five-year contract which covers the maintenance of all existing roadside traffic control and information equipment, the supply, design and installation and of new or replacement traffic equipment and all associated civil engineering works. Starting in February 2021, the five-year contract covers over 1,000 […]

Fears about air quality with road traffic set to surge as lockdown lifts

Some of the UK’s largest cities have returned to near pre-pandemic levels, sparking fears about air quality, according tonnew data sourced by Siemens Mobility in partnership with HERE Technologies. Traffic across major cities in January 2021 remained at more than 80 percent (83.4%) of the levels seen before COVID-19 – despite the introduction of strict […]

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